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Worthington Scranton's Annual Spring Concert Slated for May 4

WS Jazz Band members Jesscia Lachance, Tracy Sapkosky, Tim Latz, Ernest Thivierge, Peter Flanagan, and musical director, Sharon Toman, Scranton, in back, practice a number for the upcoming Spring Concert.
4/24/2008 —

Well-known classical songs, jazz and show tunes, as well as some well-known Top 40 hits will reverberate through the halls of the Gallagher Conference Center on May 4, when the Worthington Scranton Chorale takes the stage for its Annual Spring Concert.

This yearly event is free to the public and showcases the talents and musical abilities of Worthington Scranton students, faculty and staff.

“The Chorale and Jazz Band have been practicing hard all year long for this,” said Sharon Toman, musical director.  “I think many people will be impressed with the talent we have here and really enjoy the selections we’ll be performing.”

Some selections the Chorale will be singing include:  Let There Be Peace on Earth, You Raise Me Up,” a popular song by recording artist Josh Grobin, That’s Entertainment, I Got a Name, Gloria, and the finale from the popular musical “Movin’ Out”.

The WS Lionettes, a select singing group, will entertain with a selection of Show Choir style songs, such as Born to Hand Jive, Blue Moon, and It Don’t Mean a Thing.

The WS Jazz Band will perform a variety of jazz, pop classics, rhythm and blues, big band and contemporary music.

“It will definitely be a very exciting and entertaining musical program that is sure to please all ages and a variety of musical tastes,” Ms. Toman said.

WS Chorale members are:  Juliet Avery, Tiffany Ayers, Charles Cino, Geraldine Ferrer, David Ecker, Yvonne Glanville, Shannon Harding, Sue Harper, Meg Hatch, Kamazza Herrmann, Pat Hinchey, Carina Loughner, Stephen McCarty, Amanda Mead, Janet Melnick, Mireille Monteil, Mallory Pencek, Heather Petrikonis, Paul Prislupsky, Leah Roman, Jonathan Runco, Kristy Rutkowski, Robert Skurnowicz, Deb Smarkusky, Debrhea Vaiana-Cavanagh and Roy Williams.

The Jazz Band is:  Francis Barnosky, Lisa Corrigall, Samantha Davis, Kara DeMarcos, Peter Flanagan, Albert Joseph, Christopher Kulick, Jessica Lachance, Timothy Latz, Marcus LeDoux, Brenton LeDoux, Felicia Martin, Alexander Olivetti, Brendan Peterson, Ashley Porcaro, Leah Roman, Tracy Sapkosky, Nathan Schmidt, Nicholas Schmidt, Robert Skurnowicz, Dave Snyder, Ernest Thivierge, Timothy Turano and Sarah Worobey.

If you go:

What:  Penn State Worthington Scranton Jazz Band and Chorale Concert

Where: Gallagher Conference Center, Penn State Worthington Scranton. 

When: Sunday, May 4 at 2 p.m.

Details:  Annual Spring Concert, free of charge with light refreshments served immediately following the concert.

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